Norwich History A – Z: C is for Chain

Have you ever looked at an old deed for your property and noticed that it was measured in rods and chains?  This chain might have measured your land. During […]

Norwich History A – Z: B is for Brand

Traces of red paint are still visible on these handmade sheep brands bearing the initials of Abel Bicknell, whose sheep roamed some of the 130 acres of land he […]

Norwich History A – Z: A is for Adze

This simple tool has sat on the shelf in the NHS shed for years. It’s a humble tool, not used much in everyday life today. But a close look […]